April 2, 2021 – We are pleased to announce and welcome Arthur Karageorges as our new Purchasing Manager.
In this newly created position, Karageorges will be responsible for acquiring materials, supplies, and equipment for the company’s extrusion and value-added businesses; locating and vetting vendors; and streamlining the company’s purchasing process to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
“This is an exciting time for the company as we’re experiencing tremendous growth and it was time to add this role,” said Andrew Curland, President of Vitex Extrusion. “Arthur brings a wealth of knowledge and experience sourcing, negotiating, and managing the purchasing needs of large corporations that we will benefit from.”
Karageorges brings over 30 years of manufacturing supply chain, global distribution, and inside sales experience. Previously, as Director of Global Distribution for Boyd Corporation, a leader in engineered materials and thermal management solutions, he worked with the world’s top electronics distributors to help Boyd strengthen its market position.
“I’m excited to join the Vitex Extrusion team and look forward to improving their purchasing process and finding opportunities for cost savings,” said Karageorges. “My strengths in communication and relationship building will contribute to the future success of Vitex, our customers and our chosen vendor partners.”